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Panola College

1109 W Panola Street, Carthage, TX

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Panola College was established in 1947, and is located in Carthage, Texas. Panola College enrolled 2700 students this year, giving it the second highest enrollment rate in the state. Approximately 1300 of those students attend part time.

In state students who attend full time can expect to pay just under $9000 a year in tuition, which includes campus room and board, books, and additional fees. Out of state students won't need to dig much deeper, considering their annual tuition is around $9700.

Panola students have the opportunity to earn their associate's degree through various majors such as Business, Education, Engineering, Social Sciences and Visual and Performing Arts, to name just a few. Certification is also offered in a variety of vocational and technical classes, including Welding Technology and Marketable Skills. Panola College also utilizes three off campus sites in order to provide students with several convenient locations.

Several options are available to the student who is interested in becoming active in school clubs. Band, Media Arts, Swing Dance, Physics and Chemistry, and Theatre are just a few of the many organizations available to students. Fraternities, sororities, and the college sports teams (Baseball, Basketball, and Volleyball) are also popular choices for the student who wishes to be more involved.

Carthage is a relatively small town but is conveniently located approximately 20 to 40 miles from cities such as Shreveport, Marshall, and Longview. Panola students looking to spend a little more time exploring the local scenery will enjoy the benefit of being within close range to these lively areas.

Anyone interested in learning more about the academic opportunities available to them through Panola College may do so here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $660 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $25-$30 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $100-$120 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$5,730
Receiving Student Loans25%$3,971
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Panola College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Texas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Panola CollegePanola CountyTexas
Graduation Rate20.1%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate14.9%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2004)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Texas
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1998)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Panola College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
82%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
10

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,410